My last day in Europe! | May’12

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Heading to the flea market on a sunny day! The weather got really warm all of a sudden! Crazy weather.. o.O

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Here we are!

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Wheeee~! Here for some cheap shopping!

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The Jamaican flea.

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Tried their Jamaican braid! For 10€ ^^

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Got music as well! haha.

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Olivia changing her braid colour and design. They told me that for young girls like Olivia, it should be tied on the top of her hair and for a lady like me, it should tied underneath the rest of my hair. Interesting~

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Time to chill~ In the park enjoying our beer and had some ‘talk cock sing song’ session! =))

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Ciao Sweetie~

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“Long time no see my friend…”

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Me and Olivia happy with our new braids! ^^

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Talk Cock Sing Song~

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Found this small canal which looks like little Venice!

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Beer again…! Super laid back! Slacking with beer for the whole day….. I wonder how many days in a year do I get to enjoy this type of life? I miss those days……

bologna-90Salami and Cheese!! Whooppie~!!

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Munch Munch Munch~

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bologna-94Happy time~^^

bologna-95Dried Tomato with Cream Cheese spread on toast! This is AWESOME~! Didn’t know these 2 can make such a nice combi!

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Busker again and this time with a Harp! Very pro! Nice~

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bologna-104Olivia is leaving and she was upset. Haha. She’s a very nice girl! We had so much fun in Bologna…  I miss her already!

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This is Olivia when she was still a toddler…!

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My first time trying Espresso~ Well, not bad….

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Enea told us he has a semi-erection….. LOL Doesn’t look like to me!

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Never give up on shopping! Haha.

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Our last homemade Italian breakfast prepared by Margaret before we fly back! Super thankful to Margaret and Enea for their great hospitality during our stay in Bologna! She’s too awesome! She cook nice food for us, bring us around, take us to nice places for good food and wine, leaving a room for us to stay in, worrying for us and helped us so much! Especially fretting about us getting our ‘troublesome budget air tickets’ to paris! We must have troubled her too much and made a mess in her house! LOL Grazie mille Margaret~! =)

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Took a ride on Enea’s bike to the airport! Haha. Grazie~!

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Spending my very last Euro on Mocaccino Ice Cream while waiting to board!

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Flying back home~

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Goodbye Italy~ Goodbye Paris~ You’re amazing and beautiful, I am glad and feeling super blessed to see the beautiful you. I miss you and hope to see you again real soon….. Ciao Ciao~!! ^^

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Florence, Italy | May’12

FIRENZE~! ^^

Checking in to our apartment in Florence. Its a very old apartment and it looks a bit eerie….

This is their main office and the apartment that we stayed in is at another building.

Here we are!

Very old building with antique lift. Everything so manual and it took us quite some time to figure out how to use this lift. Interesting experience!

Can you see the lift coming down?

Tada~ Our HUGE apartment! This is the walkway to the living area and 2 bedrooms at the right side.

We’ve got 4 bedrooms with a total of 8 single beds, 2 bathroom (with 1 bathtub), 1 kitchen, 1 laundry area (with washing machine) and a living room! So so big but too bad we only spent 2 nights here…

The living room.

The dining area and another walkway to the other 2 bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen!

The bedrooms…

The one at the right is the master bedroom and also my bedroom for our stay here! 🙂

The bathrooms.

The kitchen and laundry area.

A selca before we head out! ^^

We have to lock and unlock so many locks everytime we go out. Probably the safest door I’ve ever encountered! LOL

Santa Maria Novella Square.

Beautiful day with beautiful weather…. Enjoyed strolling down the street in Florence with all the old and nice buildings.

Florence Carousel in the Piazza della Repubblica.

Decided to have our dinner here!

Having some pink wine with pastas…! Yummy~!

Mushroom Penne.

This thing they called it ‘soup’….. I was surprised and I can’t find any soup! I was craving for CREAMY SOUP, THE REAL SOUP! LOL

Hehe.. my favorite bake potato!

Vongole Spaghetti.

Beef Pappardelle.

At first we thought they’re having some events but at a closer look, the locals were actually having a protest here. Ermm…. not sure what were they protesting about though but this is my first time witnessing a protest!

Shopping again~ 😉

Santa Maria Del Fiore.

Look what I’ve found…. Condoms vending machine! Very convenient huh~

David by Michelangelo.

Hercules and Cacus.

The famous Ponte Vecchio Bridge!

It was built in 1345, was the only bridge in Florence to escape destruction in WWII. Amazing~

Golden Ponte Vecchio…

On the bridge…

Why is the moon so big and round…? I don’t understand…. Are we nearer to the moon here? o.O?

It was too dark and  couldn’t take a good picture of it…. Perseus cutting off Medusa’s head.

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Okay… That’s all for Florence! 😉

The Floating City….. Venezia, Italy | May’12

Never have I ever thought that I will be able to step into Venice….. On the 2nd May 2012, I’ve made my dream come true..! ^^ Another strike off in my dream destination bucket list!

Sharing my Journey with plenty of nice pictures!! =)

EXCITED!!

My very first sight of Venice…. OMG~ Am I dreaming?!! =’)

Here I am~!! CIAO VENEZIA~^^

Feeling so blessed~

Saint Mark’s Square!

Saint Mark’s Basilica.

YUMMMYYYY~!!!

Decided to stop by this cozy little cafe for our lunch…

Enjoying our high tea here right at the center of Saint Mark’s Square! And I had the most expensive ice cream ever!! o.O

Can you believe we actually need to pay for the live music..?

End of the day, we enjoyed ourselves very much… so it’s all worth it! =))

Hoping on to the Gondola ride~! YES THE REAL THING!! Haha.

The best way to see Venice’s gorgeous places is through the canals….

The Bridge of Sighs.

What a Romantic ride~

The Rialto Bridge.

Super Beautiful~ How I wish I can stay here forever…

Had a great experience riding on the Gondola..! ^^

A picture with our Gondolier… =)

Time to say goodbye again…… I will never forget this place and sure I will be back again! Thank you for all the unforgettable memories. I miss you Venice~

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